Martin said Friday that it had augmented staffing, rerouted traffic and increased spacing between planes as needed.
"The results have been minimal impacts to efficiency while maintaining consistent levels of safety in the national airspace system", Martin said in an emailed statement.
Gilbert spoke to CNN in order to address the news that air traffic is delayed at LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Airports due to staff shortages at the FAA's regional air traffic control center.
Trump said on Friday he had reached a deal with USA lawmakers for three weeks in stop-gap funding that would end the budget stalemate with Democrats. Earlier on Friday, before the FAA took the action, NY governor Andrew Cuomo issued an open letter to Trump urging him to reopen the airport, citing security fears at airports. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) added, "Your shutdown is not only hurting federal employees and people who need government services, it's now impacting the general public and the whole economy".
Update - 10:45 a.m. EST: The FAA will allow flights into New York City's LaGuardia Airport after issuing a halt earlier Friday morning.
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Paul Rinardi, president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, said on Friday the association does not condone employees joining any coordinated activity that compromises safety, but that many controllers have reached "the breaking point". Florida's International Airport is also facing the same staff shortage, and flights are being delayed and cancelled there as well. Control towers and centers were understaffed before the shutdown, he said, and the shutdown is only making matters worse.
The White House said Trump had been briefed on the delays and was monitoring the situation at the airports.
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This past week, around ten percent of all TSA workers have called in sick - many looking for other jobs to help pay the bills, bills not getting paid since they haven't received a paycheck since December.
In Boston, several flights to and from LaGuardia were delayed Friday morning. He said he saw several passengers scramble to make their flights after being delayed at US customs, where employees are also working without pay.
In a statement, a United Airlines spokesman said the carrier was working with the FAA and airports to minimize the impact on flights and travelers.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says delays at East Coast airports amid a partial federal government shutdown are another symptom of the "federal madness" caused by Republican President Donald Trump.
"When I met with the TSA people the other day, they told us their stories and they're crying because it's so traumatic", U.S. Sen.
CBS News reports that departures at LaGuardia are likely to be delayed all day.